Jun 29, 2009

Are You a Retro Game-a-Holic?

By Paul Hunter

This weekend I was invited over to a friend's house for a 'retro marathon' gaming session where we fired-up a number of classic video game consoles such as the Master System, NES, Genesis, SNES, and N64. It was great fun and the experience brought back nostalgic moments from my childhood where I spent countless hours in front of my computer screen.

From time-to-time I must admit that I get these retro cravings to plunk down an old 8-bit and 16-bit game cartridge and re-live some classic moments in gaming.

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This article appears on the Future Shop Tech Blog where I contribute three times weekly.


Crazy Joe said...

dude, zelda wasn't in another castle..... you are gonna ruin any street cred you had

Paul Hunter said...

Hahaha thanks Joe. Yeah that would have been weird.

Shondra said...

secrets of mana, chrono trigger, and zelda a link the the past. if it wernt for those games, I would not be an obsessive gamer. I still have my snes and the cartridges. LOVE THEM

Paul Hunter said...

The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past is still my favourite action-RPG of all time. Hearing that da-da-da-ding sound when you solved a puzzle was so satisfying. :)

retro games said...

Nothing beats the classics!

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